Scotia, California, is a town operated by the Town of Scotia Company, LLC long after its beginnings in 1884 as a "company town." It is just south of Rio Dell, California, an exit from United States Highway 101. This theater was built in 1920. The copyright owner and number 553 appear in the left lower corner. At the top left is the date "5/27/54," matching the year the photographic-paper manufacturer started business, 1950. The approximate date is 1954.